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April 29, 10:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

Colorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

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The Los Angeles Dodgers look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Rockies arrive at Dodger Stadium on Monday.

The Dodgers will rely on Ted Lilly to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Tyler Chatwood will be his counterpart for the Rockies. Ted Lilly is 0-0 this season, and Tyler Chatwood is 0-0.

View Colorado vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Los Angeles sat as -136 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 8, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Dodgers, most recently No. 6 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Rockies, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Los Angeles' National League No. 13-ranked scoring average of 3.3 runs per game, against a Rockies offense rated No. 1 and scoring 5.1 runs per game in the league. The Dodgers have averaged 8.1 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (9.7 per nine innings).

Defensively, Colorado features the National League's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the National League at home, scoring 3.1 runs per game.

Colorado was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Diamondbacks. They lost as +139 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Colorado suffered a 4-2 loss against Arizona on Sunday, as Jon Garland wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Chase Field.

The Dodgers were a 2-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -168 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Dodgers hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when Clayton Kershaw struck out 12 batters in 2-0 victory on Sunday at Dodger Stadium.

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Arizona are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Rockies at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 10 games
Colorado is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games at home
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing Colorado
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado

Next up:
Colorado at LA Dodgers, Tuesday, April 30

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